The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 207 223 207
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs citing PPP 4 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.089% 0.079% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.30% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 19
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
PPP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1108 1341 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.70% 26.38% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 821 925 974
Median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing PPP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region.

PPP Salary Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 4 £52,500 +16.66%
PPP
South East

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing PPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PPP.

1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) L2TP
2 10 (90.91%) IPsec
2 10 (90.91%) xDSL
3 8 (72.73%) Ethernet
4 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 7 (63.64%) Juniper
4 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
4 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
5 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
5 6 (54.55%) SSL
5 6 (54.55%) IPv4
5 6 (54.55%) Broadband
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) CCIE
6 5 (45.45%) DSL
7 4 (36.36%) X.21
7 4 (36.36%) Change Management
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 4 (36.36%) SNMP

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
1 11 (100.00%) OSPF
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) IPsec
2 10 (90.91%) L2TP
2 10 (90.91%) xDSL
3 8 (72.73%) Ethernet
4 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
4 7 (63.64%) VPN
5 6 (54.55%) Broadband
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (54.55%) IPv4
5 6 (54.55%) SSL
6 5 (45.45%) DSL
7 4 (36.36%) SNMP
7 4 (36.36%) X.21
8 3 (27.27%) Wireless
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Operations Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
1 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) Network Management
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) CCIE
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 3 (27.27%) JNCIA
6 2 (18.18%) CCIP
6 2 (18.18%) CCSP
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Extreme Networks
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) IronPort
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp